SEO & Local SEO

Google: Getting your site ready for mobile-first indexing

December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Getting your site ready for mobile-first indexing Google Blog December 18, 2017 Currently our crawling, indexing, and ranking systems typically look at the desktop version of a page’s content, which may cause issues for mobile searchers when that version is vastly different from the mobile [Read more..]

Google Rankings and Your Business

December 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

  An important reminder about Google Search Rankings: If they can’t find you, they can’t become clients or customers!     Are Poor Google Rankings Hurting Your Business? Here’s What You Can Do About It NoobPreneur.com December 4, 2017How Important are Your [Read more..]

Paying for Nofollow Links in Directories

November 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Is it worth paying for links to your website from directories like the Better Business Bureau or the local Chamber of Commerce?This question was recently raised in a thread at the Local Search Forum and an earlier version of this post was written in response to that thread. One of the questions [Read more..]

Local Search: Blogging will Help Your Small Business

October 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Keep it Local: How and Why Simple Blogging will Help Your Small Business by Scott W Johnson, NoobPreneur.com October 28, 2017Step One: The Exact Same Listing, Every Time Before you go and spend tons of money hiring people to do all sorts of search engine marketing, the very first thing you [Read more..]

Get ready now for Google’s Mobile First Index

July 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Google’s Mobile First Index is not expected top go live until some time next year (2018). But that doesn’t mean you should wait until 2018 to make sure your site conforms to the mobile search criteria. Prepare now and you’ll get the “ready now” bonus when Google starts [Read more..]

No Business Is Too Small to Have a Website

July 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

    From Why No Business Is Too Small to Have a Website: The average Canadian spends 45 hours online per month, more than any other nation and almost double the global average… Not only do we love shopping online, but many Canadians also rely on the web to research and to compare [Read more..]

Small Business in Canada: Why You Need A Website

April 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has just released a report on the state of ecommerce and online business presence in Canada. This study investigates the growing importance of e-commerce to Canadian retailers. CIRA’s research looked at online purchasing behaviours of both [Read more..]

Facebook Instant Articles for WordPress

March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Automattic Releases WordPress Plugin for Facebook’s Instant Articles by Sarah Gooding, WordPress Tavern March 7, 2016 Today the WordPress.com VIP team released a plugin for Facebook’s Instant Articles, which will be open to any publisher starting April 12, 2016. Automattic partnered with [Read more..]

WordPress Security Learning Center

December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The WordPress Security Learning Center – Wordfence Wordfence.com December 16, 2015 The makers of the WordPress security plugin, Wordfence and Wordfence Premium, announced a new free feature today: The WordPress Security Learning Center – Wordfence.It includes tutorials from [Read more..]

How quickly your web pages load matters. Here’s why.

December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Having a web presence is essential in today’s world. But it doesn’t stop there: People have to see your web site and interact with it if your is going to impact on new and returning clients. We’ve known for some years now that page load speed is a Google ranking factor. With the [Read more..]
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